Community contributions help keep school meal programs operational and help secure improved education.
The CRS Savings and Internal Lending Communities program helps members access capital to improve their businesses, homes and education.
By pooling their money and borrowing to grow their businesses, women here are finding it easier to meet their families’ needs.
With COVID-19 hitting many fledgling operations hard, CRS and our partners offer a way to sustain and grow struggling enterprises.
With access to financial services a major challenge, CRS’ savings groups enable participants to better manage finances and grow sustainable livelihoods.
Through a CRS program, community health volunteers act as confidants, patient advocates and counselors.
A CRS savings group helped participants grow funds and stimulate livelihoods to improve family resilience and self-reliance.
Following years of conflict and disruption, Sudanese farmers found new skills and knowledge help them restore devastated lands and livelihoods.